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Oct 20, 2012 6:00pm PDT
stevens and three others who were killed. military sources tell cbs news that resources at nearby u.s. bases, sigonella, aviano, and souda bay, including planes which can be good to buzz a crowd to disburse it. sisigonella is just one hour flight from libya. the u.s. fell under attack for more than seven hours. gary berntsen said more help should have been sent. he commanded c.i.a. counter-terrorism missions targeting osama bin laden and led the team after the u.s. embassy bombings in east fisher. >> you find a way to make this happen. there isn't a plan for every single engagement. sometimes you have to be able to make adjustments. they made zero adjustments in this. they stood and they watched and our people died. >> reporter: rick nelson, a former navy pilot who worked in counter-terrorism says such missions are very risky. >> a lot can go right, as we saw with the bin laden raid. it was a very successful event, but also when they're high-risk activities like this, a lot can go wrong, as we saw with the iranian hostage rescue decades ago. >> reporter: yesterday the house oversigh
Oct 14, 2012 6:00pm PDT
's attack in benghazi. which killed four americans including u.s. ambassador chris stevens. the administration is under increasing criticism for initially refusing to call the attacks terrorism. in an exchange with o bob schieffer on face the nation senator lindsey graham a senior member of the senate arms services committee was harsh. >> i think they have been misleading us but it finally caught up with us. >> schieffer: that is a very serious charge that you have just leveled, senator graham. are you saying that the administration deliberately mislead the american people to make it look as if terrorism is not as much of a threat as apparently it is? >> either they are misleading the american people or incredibly incompetent they are very political when it comes to foreign policy. when something goes bad, they deny, they deceive and they delay. >> reporter: libya became an issue last week on the campaign trail, especially after thursday's vice presidential debate when joe biden said the white house wasn't informed of multiple requests for more security at the consullate. >
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